The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and gaidojutsu Donald Cerrone entered this fight with a professional mma record of 34-11-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 welterweight in the world. He fought three times last year beating Yancy Medeiros (Donald Cerrone vs Yancy Medeiros) and Mike Perry (Donald Cerrone vs Mike Perry) but between these two bouts ‘Cowboy’ lost to Leon Edwards (Donald Cerrone vs Leon Edwards).
His opponent, Alexander Hernandez, has an official record of 10-1-0 (60% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.15 lightweight. He suffered his only loss when he faced Jamall Emmers in 2013, since then he has won eight consecutive bouts beating Beneil Dariush and Olivier Aubin-Mercier in 2018 (Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs Alexander Hernandez). Cerrone vs Hernandez is on the undercard of Henry Cejudo vs TJ Dillashaw – UFC Fight Night 143 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 1). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 143: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw
Where: Barclays Center, New York, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night 143 fight card (main fights):
Henry Cejudo vs TJ Dillashaw
Greg Hardy vs Allen Crowder
Yancy Medeiros vs Gregor Gillespie
Joseph Benavidez vs Dustin Ortiz 2
Paige VanZant vs Rachael Ostovich
Glover Teixeira vs Karl Roberson
Donald Cerrone vs Alexander Hernandez
Cerrone’s previous fight: Donald Cerrone vs Mike Perry
Hernandez’s previous fight: Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs Alexander Hernandez
Cerrone’s next fight: Al Iaquinta vs Donald Cerrone
Cerrone vs Hernandez Fight Video:
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